Doug Mientkiewicz Tackles Opposing Manager, Ignites Bench-Clearing Brawl in Minors (Video)

Folks in Boston remember Doug Mientkiewicz as a slick-fielding first baseman who made the final putout in Game 4 of the 2004 World Series to give the Sox their first title in 86 years. The folks in Fort Myers — especially those who call the Fort Myers Miracle their favorite high-A baseball team — know him as a bit of a hot head after his actions over the weekend. Mientkiewicz is...
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Minor League manager Doug Mientkiewicz mixes it up in brawl

Now a manager for the Fort Myers Miracle, former MLB player Doug Mientkiewicz started a bench-clearing brawl against the Bradenton Marauders.
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August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Managers brawl, ejected from Ft. Myers Miracle game

Think adult Simba against Scar or Aragorn versus that humanoid orc commander thing. When the leaders from two opposing sides mix it up with each other, you know it's serious. Courtesy: Ryan Eades via InstagramTOP 10 TWEETS: FOX Sports North's Phil Ervin scours cyberspace for the week's top tweets. CLICK ONWARD Such was the scene Saturday night in Fort Myers, Fla.,...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Minor League Manager Fight!

((ht: Nothing says fun more than a baseball fight. It usually involves a lot of guys standing around making threatening gestures towards each other. Occasionally, it breaks into flailing kicks or punches, some of which occasionally land, but most just look like over-anxious girl fights. And then there's this. No, it wasn't particularly...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Mientkiewicz to manage Twins' Fort Myers farm team

Known during his time with the Minnesota Twins for his hard-to-spell last name, his trademark bubble gum bubbles and his defense at first base, Doug Mientkiewicz will now be known as a baseball manager. The 38-year-old Mientkiewicz was named Monday as the manager of the Fort Myers Miracle, the Twins High-A affiliate, for the 2013 season. "I'm excited to join the Minnesota...
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December 10, 2012  |  Discuss

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